The universal herbal; or, botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of... The universal herbal; or, botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of... The universal herbal; or, botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of... The universal herbal; or, botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of...

The universal herbal; or, botanical, medical, and agricultural dictionary. Containing an account of all the known plants in the world, arranged according to the Linnean system [ ].

GREEN, Thomas

Published by Printed at the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher [ 1816 - 1820 ], Liverpool, 1816
Hardcover
From Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books (Concord, MA, U.S.A.)

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4to. 2 volumes. Volume I. pp. [4], 790. Volume II. pp. 885, [1]. With 106 of 108 uncolored plates [thus 2 plates lacking]. Includes a frontispiece in each volume and an extra illustrated title in volume I. Double column text. Bound in period full calf with gilt border roll. Nicely re-backed preserving the original spine labels. Rubbing and wear is present to the boards and extremities. Interior pages are generally clean with some mild scattered foxing and spotting. Occasional offsetting is present from the plates. Greenís "Universal Herbal" was aimed to be a detailed botanical encyclopedia and resource for the general public. The work describes the uses to which plants "are or may be applied, whether as food, as medicine, or in the arts and manufactures. With the best methods of propagation, and the most recent agricultural improvements" [from title]. [Arnold Arboretum, p. 298]. Bookseller Inventory # 000746

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Title: The universal herbal; or, botanical, medical...

Publisher: Printed at the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher [ 1816 - 1820 ], Liverpool

Publication Date: 1816

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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